Category Archives: Entertaining

20 Star spangled, red, white & blue, patriotic crafts

How do you like the new, star-spangled photo above? Thanks to our recent photo shoot, I’m having fun dressing up Crafts ‘n Coffee for the seasons and holidays. Summer starts early this year, and can you believe that we’re heading … Continue reading

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Carnation Cupcake Centerpiece celebrates special times

Oftentimes, when we have good news to celebrate, I head to the cupcake store for a special treat. Cupcakes make it festive, and these adorable, Carnation Cupcakes kick it up a notch, too. If you need a special occasion centerpiece … Continue reading

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An easy, calorie-free Chocolate Easter Egg Topiary

So, I kind of like checking out the plastic Easter eggs every year to see what’s new. There’s always a different pattern or design I can add to my collection for Easter morning. When I saw these “chocolate,” plastic Easter … Continue reading

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Celebrating Christmas tree week and 12+ favorite Christmas topiaries

It’s time for the annual Festival of Trees! Every year, I like to feature DIY tabletop Christmas trees and topiaries and I have a beautiful collection to share this week. First, here are more than a dozen, DIY Christmas topiaries … Continue reading

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Fall, Faux Bois Candle Centerpiece sets a stylish table

Have you noticed scrapbook papers, fabrics, and even gift wrap with a faux bois, or fake wood grain, pattern? I kind of like it, do you? It fits right in with the woodland trend we noted back at the 2012 … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesdays: Repurpose cans and DIY a Soda Can Christmas Wreath

It’s a big week for entertaining, which makes it the perfect time to start collecting cans to make this Soda Can Christmas Wreath. This cool idea for a Christmas wreath gets kudos for ingenuity and repurposing. Depending on the cans … Continue reading

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Saluting summertime with a collection of 13 patriotic crafts

I cannot believe that Memorial Day, and the unofficial start of summer, is less than a week away. (Of course, if you’re Canadian, you’re a week ahead of us.) To celebrate, I’m sharing a collection of red, white and blue … Continue reading

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Three easy, Mother’s Day floral crafts you can make

I was holding out on you yesterday when I posted my roundup of 12, moss inspired crafts and home accents. I had a few more moss crafts to share, and then I decided that they would make beautiful, DIY Mother’s … Continue reading

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A few fun crafts to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is May 5, and today I’m revisiting several colorful Cinco de Mayo crafts I first shared a few years ago. I did just a bit of research about Cinco de Mayo and did you know it’s celebrated … Continue reading

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DIY Crepe Paper Roses for beautiful wedding décor

True love can be expensive – the average cost of a wedding is almost $30,000! How can you have the wedding of your dreams on a budget? Well, you can spend a buck at a dollar store for two rolls … Continue reading

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